Construction

A History of Land Drainage Machines

The installation of land drainage has been going on in the UK for centuries. It has played an important part in improving crop yields for farmers and making waterlogged land usable for the construction sector. Digging agricultural drainage ditches many years ago was a mammoth task. Back then they were largely excavating and laying clay pipe by hand – not an [...]

Brexit Backlash: What rising material costs mean for construction

The cost of materials for British construction companies have increased in recent months and could be set to rise further as the start of Brexit talks threaten to drag the pound down and ramp up the price of imports to the UK. But it’s not all doom and gloom for the construction sector. The Bad News… Manufacturer EEF recently flagged up higher [...]